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Cuban Authorities Seized Over 9 Tons Of Drugs in 2011

Cuba seized more than 9 tons of drugs in 2011, marking a 300 percent increase compared to...
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Is Puerto Rico Becoming a Narco-State?

With over 1,000 murders in Puerto Rico this year, some commentators have warned that the US territory is on the verge of becoming a "narco-state" that has been...
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Puerto Rican Drug Lord Captured in Dominican Republic

Dominican authorities have announced the arrest of Miguel Rivera Diaz, alias "Bolo," one of Puerto Rico's most wanted drug...
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Russia to Build AK-47 Bullet Factory in Cuba

Russia is planning to build a factory to manufacture bullets for AK-47 rifles in Cuba, according to Russian...
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Puerto Rico Arrests Territory’s ‘Most Dangerous’ Drug Trafficker

Carlos Morales Davila, said to be Puerto Rico's most dangerous drug trafficker, was detained by police on a boat off the coast of the U.S....
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Trinidad and Tobago Drug War Crackdown Just a Reprieve

More than 70 days after Trinidad and Tobago declared a "state of emergency" due to crime concerns, the prime minister has revoked an unpopular nighttime curfew. But...
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US Predicts Return to Caribbean Drug Trafficking Routes

A State Department official predicts that over the next few years traffickers will increasingly return to using the Caribbean to smuggle drugs into the...
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Puerto Rico on Course for Record-Breaking Murder Rate in 2011

Puerto Rico has registered 901 homicides in 2011, putting it on track to surpass 1994’s record for the highest murder rate in recent...
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Puerto Rico Sends Mixed Signals on Police Reform

Puerto Rican officials have dismissed a U.S. report alleging systemic corruption in their police force, in a discouraging sign for the prospects of police reform in...